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RE: [textualcriticism] number of variants in Nestle-Aland (27th e d.)

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  • Minton, Ron
    There are c. 15,250 Variation units (not exactly as you noted). Only occasionally did HF (with approx. 13,000 VU) have a VU not found in NA. I have never
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      There are c. 15,250 Variation units (not exactly as you noted). Only
      occasionally did HF (with approx. 13,000 VU) have a VU not found in NA. I
      have never counted readings, but it would likely be around 50,000 - 70,000.
      Prof. Ron Minton

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Wieland Willker [mailto:willker@...-bremen.de]
      Sent: Saturday, October 30, 2004 3:56 AM
      To: textualcriticism@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [textualcriticism] number of variants in Nestle-Aland (27th e
      d.)

      > Yes, we (my students and I) have not only counted the
      > variation units, we have made many statistical analyses
      > from them. For example, the TR agrees with Aleph 7,057
      > times out of 15,291 or c. 46% of the time. TR agrees with
      > Vat. 5,868 out of 13,294 times or c. 44%.


      So, 15,250 is the number of variation units in NA, or the number of
      readings at the bottom?

      Best wishes
      Wieland
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